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In Memory of

Frank Warren Dickson

July 26, 1928 - September 28, 2017

Obituary


Frank Warren "Dix" Dickson, 89, of Williamsburg, VA, died on September 28, 2017. Dix was born in Sussex, NJ to the late Harvey and Alma Dickson. He attended Carnegie Tech, Class of 1948, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

In 1949, Dix married Mary Turner. He went on to publish the world's largest electrical magazine, E.D.N., through Cahners Publishing Company. His career took Dix and Mary many places, including Beaufort, SC, where he was the founder of Friends of Hunting...

Frank Warren "Dix" Dickson, 89, of Williamsburg, VA, died on September 28, 2017. Dix was born in Sussex, NJ to the late Harvey and Alma Dickson. He attended Carnegie Tech, Class of 1948, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

In 1949, Dix married Mary Turner. He went on to publish the world's largest electrical magazine, E.D.N., through Cahners Publishing Company. His career took Dix and Mary many places, including Beaufort, SC, where he was the founder of Friends of Hunting Island and began conservation efforts to protect the loggerhead sea turtle.

In his retirement, Dix was a volunteer at Jamestown Island. He also enjoyed tennis, golf, and paddle tennis.

Dix was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Tom. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary; children, Linda Quinn (Bill) and Polly Dickson; daughter-in-law, Marta Dickson; grandchildren, Cole, Sean, and Ian Dickson, and Michael and Morgan Rerko.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on October 14 at WindsorMeade, 3900 Windsor Hall Dr., Williamsburg, VA.

To honor Dix, please consider making a contribution to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsenwilliamsburg.com.